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Man Kidnaps Uber driver to carry out bank robbery before handing out stolen cash to strangers on street

By Mason White 5:04 PM January 16, 2017
Enrique Antonio Gamez giving away cash
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man and his Uber driver were arrested in connection with a bank robbery, which was live streamed on Facebook.

Police in Florida, were called to investigate the bank robbery at a Navy Federal Credit Union in Brickell.

During the investigation, police learned that 35-year-old Enrique Antonio Gamez of Miramar, kidnapped and Uber driver named Mike.

Mike live streamed the incident as he reached out to his friends, and he told them that he was being held as a hostage and that the suspect had a bomb.

Officers found Gamez on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, where he was handing out money to strangers.

The money was in the same pink bag, which Gamez was seen holding in the bank during the robbery and in the Uber car while driving away from the scene.

Gamez was arrested and he is in federal custody.

The Uber driver was questioned and he was released after police determined that he was a hostage and not an accomplice during the bank robbery.

Gamez is on suicide watch in prison.